When proprietors of the brand new Williamsport Wood Floors were requested to refinish the office flooring at Lewis Lumber Products, they had been elated. “That becomes an honor to do this work for them,” stated Nicholas Maxson, who co-owns Williamsport Wood Floors with Dylan Siddle.
The duo had just opened their enterprise in March once they made a go-to historical Lewis Lumber Products in Picture Rocks for supplies. Upon seeing the worn flooring, Siddle cracked smart to Lumber Lewis President Keith Atherholt approximately how they might use a sanding. “Keith came again and joked, announcing, ‘Do you need to sand them?’ He didn’t know what we did and that became a sale,” recounted Maxson.
The challenge turned into simply the assignment the two entrepreneurs desired to address. “There were six one-of-a-kind species of wood (at the flooring), so each species acts in another way when sanding and finishing. It changed into numerous more work and time consuming; however, we have been as much as the undertaking,” said Maxson.
Siddle delivered, “Being a new enterprise, and it becomes a treat.” Indeed, the demanding situations the challenge presented had been properly really worth it, the two stated. “To be able to work on the ground that particular and for a business that is in the same business as us turned into extraordinary. They ought to have hired everyone inside the United States if they desired to,” said Maxson.
It took seven days to refinish 1,700 square feet of flooring.
In the cease, the 2 did extra than gain the activity’s final touch. They gained a mentor in Atherholt. Said Maxon, “Atherholt is captivated with what he does, and he is in reality beneficial. After [we finished the floors], we visited him and spent an hour and a half jamming our brains with statistics. He is aware of so much about timber and business.” Maxson and Siddle, each of Williamsport, have been buddies for years earlier than identifying to come to be commercial enterprise companions.
“We give up our jobs in January, and then we were given our first task in March and haven’t stopped operating since,” stated Maxson. The two guys will refinish or set up floors in residential and commercial spaces.
“We generally do dustless hardwood floors sanding and refinishing. It is frequently cheaper to refinish in place of covering it with a carpet,” referred to Maxon. It has now been six months for the reason that doors opened for Williamsport Wood Floors, and they’re already growing. After obtaining a greater floor system, the enterprise intends to hire two additional personnel to maintain demand.
Siddle said that they’re now booked for tasks via August; more employees will help with their backlog. Siddle and Maxson accept that their enterprise is filling a void inside the marketplace. According to the 2, there may be a need for floor recovery within the vicinity. For Siddle, filling that void has been worthwhile. “There are simplest more than one individuals who do it, so we found out as a lot as we may want to and made the soar. It is exciting. It’s immediate gratification whilst you get there, and the floors are horrible; however, when you depart, they look latest,” he stated.
In addition to their polished abilities, Williamsport Wood Floors prides itself on brilliant customer service.
Siddle said, “When we show up, we have a grin on our face, and if you by accident scratch the floor whilst shifting the furniture returned in, we can fix it at no cost.” Though the business is on the call, they’re accepting new customers to offer unfastened estimates.